The Syrian National Council was popularly endorsed, and only 9 people were killed endorsing it. The question now is: how many more people will have to die before Council Elders begin listening to what the people actually want, rather than what their own worn-out ideologies and big egos dictate.
Mishaal Al-Tammo, the Kurdish activist and founder of the Future Current was killed by pro-Assad death squads in attack that left his son, Marcel, and another Kurdish activist by the name of Zahidah Rashkilo, injured but alive http://youtu.be/DfdGsaZNARc Hours later, a large demonstration took place in Qamishly in protest of this development http://youtu.be/m3Mnbzwh1FA Kurds have not thrown their full weight behind the Revolution yet because they still feel marginalized by Arab opposition groups, but this development might change things. Here Mishaal shortly before he was killed http://youtu.be/xFcmVjXtryc
Riad Seif, one of the main figures behind the Damascus Declaration Council, was assaulted by a gang of pro-Assad thugs after performing Friday prayer at local mosque in Damascus. He was bludgeoned and had his left arm broken, but he does not seem to have been target for assassination, unlike his colleague Mishaal. Here is the assault http://youtu.be/DDABFWIBxEU and here is Seif in the hospital http://youtu.be/UeOiUgy-cv0
Meanwhile, in Idlib Province, heavy gunfire and clashes took place bear the evening in Kafar Nabbol http://youtu.be/Sg_nNkXj0lo , http://youtu.be/gcJX6h-EYQM Earlier, locals expressed their love of things Russian and Chinese http://youtu.be/BeCuwCril54
In Homs City, Bab Al-Sibaa snipers and security forces opened fire on worshippers as they streamed out of the local mosque prayers http://youtu.be/ewCE4sttI08 , http://youtu.be/OB0vGwJa-Lk Resulting in several new martyrs http://youtu.be/MOzErf2q9Ik , http://youtu.be/56QOH4VAhpU , http://youtu.be/ov0i_rEzUp4 , http://youtu.be/COFTka_9P3c
The Damascene suburb of Douma offered a couple of martyrs: a child http://youtu.be/5VFIGRoYzjE and a young man http://youtu.be/T48XaMiuEgE Still, people come out in droves at night http://youtu.be/iXUri7AlXoU
In Hraak, protesters goose-stepped all over the Chinese and Russian flags in the morning http://youtu.be/ETqzaF_O__A and called on Arabs to boycott Russian and Chinese goods http://youtu.be/MPNRax58K3s before showing solidarity with Mishaal Al-Tammo in the evening http://youtu.be/n9tGz0kYvRE In Dael they showed support to the Council and remembered Mishaal Al-Tammo as well http://youtu.be/clMHkBzk2IE